Carn Mor Dearg
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Carn Mor Dearg may be one of the highest mountains in Britain, but it is completely overshadowed by Ben Nevis. It is the perfect viewpoint from which to admire the Ben's magnificent North Face. Its graceful peak crowns a fine ridge - joined to its great neighbour by the celebrated Carn Mor Dearg arete.
Region: Fort William
Altitude: 1220 metres
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Detailed route description and map
Other routes and challenges
The ascent route given is the fastest. It is possible to climb to the summit ridge direct from the CIC hut, but this is extremely steep and tedious on awkward, loose and broken terrain.
The epic challenge is to combine the Ben and CMD with their neighbours, the Aonachs, to the east. The Lochaber Traverse adds in the Grey Corries as well - although the ground leading from the Sgurr Choinnich Beag bealach up to Stob Coire Bhealaich is very tricky.
Walker-friendly accommodation in the area
Users' walk reports for Carn Mor Dearg
There are 6078 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Carn Mor Dearg. They have contributed 150 public walk reports including this summit. These are ordered below with the most popular ones first. The rightmost column shows how many summits were included in their report, which may help you to find the most relevant reports.